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accordance (n.)

c. 1300, "compliance;" early 14c., "agreement, concurrence, state of being in accord," from Old French acordance "agreeing, reconciliation, harmony," noun of action from acorder "reconcile, agree, be in harmony" (see accord (v.)).

Of things, "conformity, compatibility, harmony," late 14c. The meaning "formal adjustment of a difference, peace treaty" is from late 13c. Phrase in accordance with is attested by 1793 (in Middle English, in accordance of was the usual form).

updated on September 13, 2022

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Definitions of accordance from WordNet

accordance (n.)
the act of granting rights;
the accordance to Canada of rights of access
Synonyms: accordance of rights
accordance (n.)
concurrence of opinion;
Synonyms: accord / conformity
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